Hou Po Wen Zhong Tang

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Hou Po Wen Zhong Tang warms mid Jiao, moves Qi, dries Damp, eliminates fullness, cold/damp with Qi stagnation

Hou Po Wen Zhong Tang - Nei wai shang bian huo lun

Hou Po (cortex magnoliae officinalis)30g

Cao Dou Kou (semen apliniae kataumadai)15g

Chen Pi (pericarpium citri reticulatae)30g

Mu Xiang (radix aucklandiae lappae)15g

Gan Jiang (rhizoma zingiberis officinalis)2.1g

Fu Ling (sclerotium poriae cocos)15g

Zhi Gan Cao (honey fried radix glycyrrhizae uralensis)15g

*Can take up to 15g before meals as a draft with a slice of ginger.

Indications: epigastric and abdominal distension or fullness, no appetite, weak limbs, loose stools, white slippery tongue coat.


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